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application for admission.

General Information
Do you have any physical or mental impairments that may necessitate academic accommodations or assistive aids?
Race/Ethnicity
Permanent Address
Program
Do you intend to apply for any financial assistance?
Personal Statement

All applicants must submit a Personal Statement of at least 250 words that answers the following questions:

1. We admit students who possess a strong sense of commitment to popular music. How long have you been making music? What are your long-term musical goals?

2. We admit students with strong artistic sensibilities. Who or what provides you with artistic inspiration as a musician? Which styles or subgenres of popular music are you most interested in?

3. We help students achieve their personal goals in music. In which areas do you hope you will improve or develop the most by attending California College of Music?

 

4. Certificate in Songwriting & Music Production APPLICANTS ONLY
At least one submission must be a work that you produced in some way. Qualifying types of music production include, but are not limited to, recording and/or mixing audio, programming MIDI instruments, and inserting and manipulating audio samples. Please provide a brief written explanation of your involvement in the production of at least one of your submissions.

 

Personal Statement:

Audition Materials Submission

Performance program applicants: Please provide your audition video links via YouTube, Vimeo, or other video hosting site. Please make sure the audition you post follows our current Audition Requirements.

 

CSMP program applicants: Please either upload an audio file (.wav, .mp3, etc.) or provide your audition links via YouTube, Vimeo, or other video hosting site.

Upload Video File
Upload Video File
Required Documents

U.S. Residents / Citizens

 

  1. Photo ID: Submit a high-resolution scan of your Driver's License, State ID, or US Passport photo page.

  2. Academic Transcript: Submit a transcript from your highest level of education to prove you have graduated from high school (or the equivalent).


International Applicants

  1. Photo ID: Submit a high-resolution scan of your Driver's License, State ID, or US Passport photo page.

  2. Academic Transcript: Submit a transcript from your highest level of education to prove you have graduated from high school (or the equivalent).

  3. Proof of English Proficiency: Provide a TOEFL (iBT) score of 50 or above, IELTS 5.0 or above, TOEIC 600 or above, CEFR Level B2 or above.

A diploma or official transcript from a high school or post-secondary institution will serve as Proof of English Proficiency from international students where English is their native speaking language.

 


If you are an international student who is accepted into a program at California College of Music, you will need a student visa in order to study in the United States. Click here to learn about the student visa process.

 

Please email all required documents to admissions@ccmla.edu as .pdf attachments.

Thanks for submitting!

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